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risk factors

There are many risk factors for children prior to birth and during early development through infancy and toddler years. Often, children with many risk factors (such as poverty and poor access to health care) suffer from one or more developmental delays. To prevent these delays, children with many risk factors are placed in early

Summarize challenges in tests and measurement.

This solution offers a description of the challenges/issues you foresee in the area of tests and measurement. Share your ideas about how what you have learned about tests and measurement might be used to address these challenges/issues.

History of Psychology

I need assistance filling in this chart. I have searched and searched for possible explanations, but am having a difficult time understanding this assignment.


-What are some significant components of the findings of Peterson et al.? -To what degree do these findings relate to other personality theories.

Single Motherhood: Choosing to be single

Case: Melinda (39 years old) is a single mother of one child, age 4, who was conceived through artificial insemination. She is financially stable and employed in the medical field. She is often questioned by friends and relatives about when she is going to marry and why she is not already married. -Discuss some of the press

Psychology in everyday life

How do the benefits of sleep affect our interactions with others? Describe a time when lack of sleep impacted your ability to appropriately interact with others. From the six categories of wellness, identify one area of strength and one area of weakness. Using your strength, how will you adjust your weakness?

Need assistance with an ethics scenario.

Martha and Kevin came in to see you for couples counseling. They completed the initial session and you agreed to see Kevin individually per his request. Martha was fine with this as she wants to work on their marriage and feels that Kevin has been withdrawn and depressed lately. In the second session, just with Kevin, he reveals

past technology in psychology

In the past , how has technology in the past influence the efforts in psychology in comparison to the new world of modern technology for psychology?

Racial Disparity and Sentencing Reform

Need assistance on this. I would like to do a research about Racial Disparity and Sentencing Reform. The main question that needs to be addressed is this: What should be done about racial disparities in the sentencing of criminals? I am interested in this because there seemed to be an inequality between the sentencing of blac

State Issues for Mental Health Counsling

Each state authorizes and regulates the practice of mental health counseling within its borders. These rules define the roles and environment in which mental health counselors practice. In many states, the licensure laws are championed by state counseling associations. Therefore, it is good to know the benefits of your sta

Childhood obstacles

two or three obstacles that you think children with a hearing or vision disability might experience in daily life. What strategies do they have to use in order to learn social and academic skills? Think about the difficulties of making friends or learning to read without sight or hearing.

Achievement Results and Unhappy Clients Scenario

The first is a high-achieving, stressed out, insomniac student who is frustrated with his SAT scores and his fear of not getting into Yale. The second is the mother of a 9-year old 4th grader who took the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills and some concerns that her daughter is not as advanced as her peers. SAT: http://sat.coll

Neurophysiology of Vision, Audition, and Motor Control

1: What are the five senses? What is the nature of sensation and perception, as they apply to the five senses? In your opinion, which is more important, sensation or perception? 2: Describe how vision, hearing, and motor control are affected in a person who suffers from a stroke.

Autistic Disorder: Summary

What are the main characteristics of Autistic Disorder? What are the diagnostic criteria? What type of accommodations can typically be found in elementary and middle school educational settings to help students with autistic cognitive and language impairments?

The Context of Violence

Statistics report that much of family violence goes unreported. From what you have read and seen in the script "Domestic Violence,". -how it makes sense, from a systems perspective, for the incident to go unreported to authorities. -As a family therapist, how would you work with a client family currently experiencing some t

Ethical Dilemma - Physical Attraction to a Client

Attached is a file that contains a scenario that I need some ideas on in regards to what 4 different Code of Ethics say about physical attraction/romantic relationship with a client and when and if it is possible. See attached for further details. Thanks!

Topic for Psychopathology Research Paper

I am looking for assistance with choosing a topic for my final research paper for my Abnormal Psychology Class. There are two specific topics that I am interested in: Schizophrenia and Dissociative Disorder. I was hoping to go for something controversial regarding one of the two disorders, perhaps involving medication/treatment

Verbal Learning.

What is verbal learning? What variables have an impact on the acquisition and retention of information? Can I have two different views?(definitions and explanations) Just to get a better understanding of this subject. The more information, the better.

Critical analysis of a peer reviewed article in the field of gifted education. Includes overview and analysis of the purpose, methods, procedures, results, limitations, and rigor of the study.

Locate one primary source research article that deals with behavior or psychology in general. The article should not be more than four years old. After your research, answer the following questions: What was the purpose of the research? (Hint: In a typical research paper, this will be located in the introduction.) What w

Were lobotomies just bad luck?

Were lobotomies just bad luck? The decision to perform commissurotomies on epileptic patients turned out to be a good one; the decision to perform prefrontal lobotomies on the mental patients turned out to be a bad one. Was this just the luck of the draw? Please discuss specific steps that researchers could have taken to prev

Glial Cells

Select two glial cells. Describe their structure and functions in the nervous system. (300 words)

Effects of Prostitution

What would be the consequences for society if we could effectively halt the practice of prostitution? Should we do this even if we could? Could prostitution ever by organized such that it did not result in the exploitation of women? If you cite work please list so I can follow up and continue my research for th

Self-Efficacy and Motivation

Using: Schultz, D. P., & Schultz, S. E. (2008). Theories of personality (9th ed.). Florence, KY: Wadsworth/Cengage. (and an additional article) From behavioral perspective: -What is the relationship between self-efficacy and motivation? -What are the roles of self-efficacy and motivation in the counseling proces

Substance abuse

Typically, substance abuse is viewed as an individual problem, and the addicted family member is treated apart from the family system. Using attached files: -how substance abuse can be viewed as a coping mechanism and as an indication of an underlying family issue. -how addiction impacts the family as a system.